Recipe: Avg. Perfect Northeast IPA (NEIPA)

A take on the very popular New England India Pale Ale, this Northeast IPA received very high praise on the community recipe page over at Brewer’s Friend. Source: Kevin Quinn – (Beer Advocate Crowd-Sourced Recipe) via Brewer’s Friend Beer Specifications Beer Name: Avg. Perfect Northeast IPA Beer Style: NEIPA Recipe Type: All Grain Pre-Boil Volume:…

Recipe: Summer “Leftover” Ale II

As a homebrew you sometimes end up with bits of left over ingredients that you just can’t seem to find a use for. When this happens to me I like to throw it all together a make a simple summer “leftover” ale. This is the second time I’ve done this (the first can be found…

Recipe: Berliner Weisse Sour

This recipe is a combination of numerous recipes online but essentially is just a classic Berliner Weisse grain bill with a few tweaks to match the ingredients I had at hand. I can’t speak to how it tastes because I haven’t brewed it yet :). Beer Specifications Beer Name: Berliner Weisse Sour Beer Style: Berliner…

Recipe: OBK Hefeweizen

A pale, spicy and fruity wheat-based ale that’s light and refreshing. Notes of clove and banana stand out from the wheat ale yeast. Hop character is kept at a minimum to allow the grain, bread and straw flavour of the malt to shine through. A well rounded beer with a dry finish with lots of…

Recipe: SFBC – Lando Saison

Lando is a regularly brewed Saison on the SFBC system. Low alcohol, light dry body, moderate fruity esters depending on temperature you choose to ferment at. There is a slight hoppy note with an apparent bitterness that balances the beer. The version that Rob brews is barrel aged and blended but the original base recipe…

Recipe: Corona Extra Clone

The go-to Pilsner for a day at the beach, this crisp, refreshing lager is a great beer to have on hand at any time during the summer. Try it “dressed” with salt and lime for an even more south-of-the-border experience! Source: Homebrew Supply Beer Specifications Beer Name: Corona Extra Clone Beer Style: Mexican Cerveza Recipe…

Recipe: German Alt

Alt refers to an old-school, top-fermented style of brewing ale rather than a relatively modern bottom-fermented lager. Altbier is especially associated with the city of Düsseldorf. Alts are a bit difficult to explain to the uninitiated – kind of like a hoppy Oktoberfest? A very malty pale ale? You’ll just have to try a glass…

Recipe: The El Morillo

Showing casing the Vienna Malt with a trio of hops: El Dorado, Amarillo & Mosaic. All added in the last minute, whirlpool and dryhop. Super clean, crisp, a touch hazy and a touch of the malty vienna coming trough. Source: Lazerwolf on YouTube Beer Specifications Beer Name: The El Morillo Beer Style: Session IPA Recipe…

Recipe: Vienna Lager

This beer has a wonderful colour with a bready aroma and fluffy mouth feel. It has a great bitterness level that ends with a bready finish. Source: Barley and the Hops Beer Specifications Beer Name: Vienna Lager Beer Style: Vienna Lager Recipe Type: All Grain Pre-Boil Volume: 4.5 gallons / 17 litres Batch Size: 3.5…

Recipe: OBK American Amber Ale

Moderate hop aromas are citrusy from the American hop character, balanced with a caramel aroma from the malts used. Flavour is balanced with the same citrusy hop flavours coinciding with the subtle malt sweetness from the steeping grains. Hop bitterness is in check for the style. This brew is like an American Pale ale but…